The county of Leake had 52 arrests during the past three years. For 2008, the arrest rate was 101.03 per 100,000 residents. This is 91.17% lower than the national average of 1,144.25 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Leake also processed 24 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Desoto and Forrest, Leake is a safer place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Leake is burglary totaling 14, followed by larceny/theft, and then arson.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Leake County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2008, Leake tallied 0 violent crimes and 24 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 1,144.25, Leake is lower by 91.17% than the national average.